Notice of 30-Day Extension of Comment Period for Three Variance Applications

May 17, 2019

Pursuant to Section 10.0(5) of the City of Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) Rules for Control of Emissions from Handling and Storing Bulk Materials, notice is hereby given this 17th day of May 2019 that that CDPH has received a request to extend the public comment period with respect to three variance applications submitted to CDPH on behalf of S.H. Bell Company, American Zinc Recycling Corp., and Watco, respectively.  A copy of each variance application is available on the City’s website at

Accordingly, CDPH is providing an additional 30 days from the prior due date.  To be considered, written comments must be received by CDPH on or before June 30th, 2019.  The mailing address to send written comments with respect to the variance application is the following:

                                                Department of Public Health

                                                Attn:  Environmental Permitting and Inspections

                                                333 South State Street, Room 200

                                                Chicago, IL 60604

Comments may also be submitted via email to


Julie Morita, M.D.

Commissioner of Health

 Alert Facts

 I Want To